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Person of Interest

Person of Interest

You are being watched. The government has a secret system, a machine that spies on you every hour of every day. I know because I built it. I designed the Machine to detect acts of terror but it sees everything. Violent crimes involving ordinary people. People like you. Crimes the government considered “irrelevant.” They wouldn’t act so I decided I would. But I needed a partner. Someone with the skills to intervene. Hunted by the authorities, we work in secret. You’ll never find us. But victim or perpetrator, if your number is up, we’ll find you.

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese (Jim Caviezel), who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch (Michael Emerson) to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars.

When Reese's skills are noticed by Carter (Taraji P. Henson), a NYPD detective, and Lionel Fusco (Kevin Chapman), a police officer who Reese uses to his advantage, they investigate the crimes together and find that the right person, information, and at the right time, is able to change everything. Creators J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk (Lost) have done it a great service to unveil this action packed thriller to the networks.

Episode Info

Next: 4x19 -- Search and Destroy (Apr/07/2015)

Reese and Finch scramble to protect a software CEO when his behavior becomes increasingly erratic following a hacker attack that reveals all his secrets and unravels his life.

Prev: 4x18 -- Skip (Mar/24/2015)

While Reese protects the team's new Number, Finch asks Root for help with Beth. However, he soon discovers that Root has an agenda of her own.

James CaviezelJames Caviezel
As John Reese (as Jim Caviezel)
Taraji HensonTaraji Henson
As Detective Joss Carter (as Taraji P. Henson, episodes 1-55)
Kevin ChapmanKevin Chapman
As Detective Lionel Fusco
Amy AckerAmy Acker
As Root (season 3+)
Sarah ShahiSarah Shahi
As Sameen Shaw (season 3+)
Michael EmersonMichael Emerson
As Harold Finch



Reviews: 1
my thoughtsRating: 5 likes, 1 dislikes

This show is great. Love the cast, gets more interesting each ep. hopefully more seasons to come :) Read more

Review posted on Monday, January 7th 2013 at 3:24 am


Reviews: 13
TV Thriller at its BESTRating: 4 likes, 2 dislikes

Totally love this show great cast awesome!! writing. My favorite character in the series absolutely John Reese. And later the other characters were or are developing better and better. Finch, Lionel, Taraji Henson all great. Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, August 15th 2012 at 1:39 am


Reviews: 1
i luv this serieRating: 3 likes, 2 dislikes

Since it came out it totally trapped me, specially cauz i work at computers and im also a programmer :) Read more

Review posted on Tuesday, May 14th 2013 at 1:17 pm

7 reviews available
4x18: Skip recap: The Machine reviews Finch's meeting with Beth Bridges in Hong Kong, and Samaritan's interest in her... read more.

4x17: Karma recap: The Machine reviews Finch's concerns about the government killing off the engineers who moved the Machine after it was sold to the government, and Nathan's death in the ferry bombing... read more.

4x16: Blunt recap: Reese takes up surveillance on the team's new Number, Harper Rose. Finch confirms that Harper is an anthropology major from upstate New York, recently returned from study and travel aboard. He notes that the Machine gave them Harper's college ID number instead of her SSN. Also, Harper put in a request for a transfer to a single. As Finch checks it out, Reese spots Harper switch backpacks and follows her. Meanwhile, Finch finds Bear chewing one of his expensive shoes... read more.

4x15: Q&A recap: The Machine reviews its files on Claire Mahoney, a competitor in Samaritan's Nautilus game... read more.

4x14: Guilty recap: Finch and Reese meet at a restaurant, and Finch confirms that he hasn't heard from Root and there's nothing new on Sam. He's checked the backlog of Numbers that they missed when Samaritan was attacking and discovered that most of them are dead or locked up for the crimes the team failed to prevent. Reese has found three Numbers that all disappeared during the same 48-hour period, and is trying to determine if they're connected. Finch admits that he'll be busy because in his alternate identity, he's been called for jury duty. Reese assures him that he and Fusco can handle any Numbers that come up in the meantime. Finch suggests that they leave Fusco out of their operations since he has no protection against Samaritan, and Reese agrees that they shouldn't bring anyone into it... read more.
Recurring Guests

John Nolan (3) as Greer (22 eps)
Robert John Burke as Simmons (17 eps)
Enrico Colantoni as Charlie Burton / Carl Elias (17 eps)
Boris McGiver as Hersh (13 eps)
Al Sapienza as Precinct Detective (12 eps)
David Valcin as Scarface (11 eps)
Clarke Peters as Quinn (11 eps)
Jay O. Sanders as Pennsylvania Two (10 eps)
Brennan Brown as CIA Suit (10 eps)
Brett Cullen as Ingram (9 eps)

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Warning: Person of Interest guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Status: Returning Series
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 22, 2011
Episode Order: 22
• A célszemély (Used In Hungary)
• В поле зрения (Used In Russia)
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